(b) If it is a PCI device, you should enter the command 'lspci' in a terminal. The output will look like:
00:00.0 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation MCP67 Memory Controller (rev a2)
00:01.0 ISA bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP67 ISA Bridge (rev a2)
.... snip ...
01:09.4 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller (rev 12)
04:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11a/b/g (rev 01)
A recent computer will have lots of connections to the PCI bus, which is why I snipped out a number of entries from my machine. The PCI wireless device here is the BCM4312. . For PCI, the above list does not provide all the information.
Next, you should enter the command 'lspci -n
'. The list will be equally long and look like:
00:00.0 0500: 10de:0547 (rev a2)
00:01.0 0601: 10de:0548 (rev a2)
-- snip --
01:09.4 0880: 1180:0852 (rev 12)
0280: 14e4:4312 (rev 01)
At this point,
you need to match the bus number (the numbers at the front that look like 04:00.0
) from the first list to the second.
These are the PCI vendor and product ID codes.
For my BCM4312, these data are 14e4:4312. When you post a
request for help, include both lines